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Horizontal Reading Video (Updated for Fall 2020)

The video shares the strategy of horizontal reading for understanding a scholarly conversation across multiple sources. The video uses Miller and Schulz's "University Literacy" article…

From  Patricia Serviss on November 15th, 2020 0 likes 106 plays 0  

BEAM: A Tool for Academic Writing

This video introduces BEAM as a way to think about purposeful source use in academic writing. BEAM is an acronym for Background, Exhibit, Argument, and Method sources.

From  Patricia Serviss on November 3rd, 2020 0 likes 115 plays 0  

Literacy Sponsorship

Literacy Sponsor Slideshow Link Literacy Sponsor Padlet

From  Mandy Proctor on October 25th, 2020 0 likes 86 plays

Genres of Source Reference (Summary, Paraphrase, Patchwrite, Quotation)

This video describes different genres (or types) of source reference that are common in academic literacy tasks assigned to undergraduate students. Video slides are available here. A handout of the…

From  Patricia Serviss on October 13th, 2020 0 likes 83 plays 0  

Talking about writing assignments (UWP 7)

Five entry level writing instructors talk about two writing assignments (one from a college math course and one from a college psychology course) and complete a comparison chart.

From  Patricia Serviss on September 30th, 2020 0 likes 218 plays 0  

What are Discourse Communities?

This video presents the concept of discourse communities. Slide deck for this video Schmidt and Vande Kopple handout

From  Patricia Serviss on September 27th, 2020 0 likes 201 plays 0  

The Method: A Heuristic for Analytic Writing

This video presents what we call "The Method" which is a series of steps that helps writers generate analytic ideas. The video includes an extended example of The Method in use. Slide deck…

From  Patricia Serviss on September 26th, 2020 0 likes 254 plays

IMRD and Summary Genres (UWP 7)

Week Four video for summer session 2 this video includes: 1) introduction to the IMRD structure (introduction, method, results, and discussion sections) 2) introduction to "literature…

From  Patricia Serviss on August 26th, 2020 0 likes 65 plays 0  

College of Engineering New Student Webinar: Understanding General Education (GE) Requirements

Our International Advisor, Jordan Dade, and colleagues highlight the General Education (GE) requirements at UC Davis. For more information, visit:…

From  Lisa Laughter on July 23rd, 2020 0 likes 11 plays 0  

SITT 2020 Faculty Talk - Feedback Loops for Time-Efficient Grading and Better Student Writing

Presenter: Grace Delmolino Tired of spending hours giving feedback on written work, only for the exact same errors to pop up in the next batch of assignments? Harness the power of feedback loops to…

From  Mark Wilson on July 15th, 2020 0 likes 63 plays 1  

AATC Video

AATC provides academic support to undergraduate students enrolled in Biology, Chemistry, Economics, Mathematics, Physics, Statistics, and Writing Across the Disciplines. Our professional…

From  Sara Hawkes on June 25th, 2020 0 likes 299 plays